Derelict structures and possible floating debris

Notice type: Navigation warning

Legislation: Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12

Marine notice: SY1826


Where

Berrys Bay and Balls Head, Port Jackson

When

Tuesday, 31 July 2018 until further notice

The area

Vessel operators are advised that derelict structures and/or partially submerged derelict structures are present in the waters of Port Jackson, in the vicinity of Berrys Bay on the north western side and Balls Head (Balls Head Coal Loader).

Berrys Bay and Balls Head at Port Jackson
Berrys Bay and Balls Head at Port Jackson

Navigation warning

Vessel operators are advised to exercise caution when navigating on the waters of Port Jackson, in the vicinity of the Area.

As a result of the derelict structures floating and partially submerged debris has been found in and around the Area. A number of pylons and a containment barrier has been installed around the site.

The Area is lit by a West cardinal mark and 4 yellow flashing lights on either side.

Transport for NSW has taken preventative measures and actively monitors the area and removes debris, however further debris may exist particularly during and after periods of adverse weather conditions.   

Maps and charts affected

To see the area affected, refer to:

  • Transport for NSW Boating Map – 9D.

Contact Transport for NSW information line

For further information concerning this navigation advice, please contact the Transport for NSW information line on: 

Phone: 13 12 36

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday - Sunday
8:30am - 4:30pm

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